Gluten-Free But Still Not Feeling Great?

Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 24 at 3:00 pm PST. I’ll be giving a live presentation at the Online Nourished Festival that you won’t want to miss. Sign up below and I’ll see you there. Gluten Free, But Still Not Feeling Great? by Dr. Dana Schmidt, ND What can you do when you’ve gone gluten…

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Rules for a Gluten-Free Home

One of the difficult things for me as a celiac patient and a doctor to celiac patients is to help others understand what “no gluten” means. A typical conversation: “You can have pancakes, can’t you?” “Not if they have gluten in them.” “Is wheat the same as gluten?” “Yes. Wheat contains gluten.” Trying to have…

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Online Nourished Festival

We are very excited for the upcoming Online Nourished Festival September 24-26. This online show connects brands and specialty diet consumers… just like at the in-person festivals! You can discover new products, take advantage of show specials and coupons, enter giveaways and watch classes, all through the online platform. And it’s all free! Mark your…

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Eggs with Tortillas

I call this dish Eggs with Tortillas.  It is my variation of the traditional Mexican dish, chilaquiles. So many Mexican mothers would be mad at me for calling this recipe chilaquiles, though! My preference is to use poblanos in this recipe, but as we all know, sometimes poblanos aren’t available. That’s how this dish got…

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Cooking For Someone With Celiac

One of the nerve-wracking things for my mom, or so she says, was making sure the food she prepared for me was safe. It’s no fun watching someone get ill for days because they ate something you prepared. For those of you who want to prepare food safely for a family member or friend who…

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Finding The Hidden Gluten In Your Home

Learning to thrive with celiac disease requires that you learn to be on guard for foods and other products that contain gluten. As you help your body heal by eliminating gluten from your diet, there are foods and products that contain gluten where it is not obvious. What becomes essential is that you look at…

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Jicama Slaw

For years I walked past jicama in the produce department thinking it was a turnip. Actually, some people do call it Mexican turnip but it is nothing like a turnip! Once I finally ate jicama and knew how to prepare it, jicama became one of my favorites. The jicama skin peels easily once you quarter…

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Sugar-Free Strawberry Jam

Strawberry jam made from Oregon berries is one of my favorite taste treats. Even though I would love to make up a pantry full of strawberry, blackberry, raspberry and blueberry jams, the reality is that I need something quick and easy to do in small batches. This recipe works for most berries and is geared…

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A Great Salsa: Pebre

This salsa is one of my standbys.  I love to have a bowl of pebre in the frig at all times because it is perfect to add to any dish––breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack. My dad started making salsa in his Peace Corps days in Chile and it was a staple in our house…

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Almond Shortbread Cookies

A shortbread cookie is a happy treat. When I was growing up there seemed to always be shortbread cookies around to have with a cup of afternoon tea or coffee. This recipe is satisfying, and best of all it is gluten-free and easy to make. Almond Shortbread Cookies 1 cup almond flour 3 tablespoons softened…

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